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If Every Single 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumor Was True

But what we didn't tell you is that if one Frankenstein-knits together all of the Episode VII rumors -- regardless of veracity -- you end up with THE MOST EXCITING STAR WARS TO STAR WAR IN THE STARS. Don't believe us? Read our draft below. Be sure…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Mundane Things That Caused Earth-Shattering Destruction

Hurricanes, tornadoes, avalanches, Johnny Cash -- all well-known sources of disaster. The damage they cause is tragic, but at least they come from an understandable place. You can see the storm clouds brewing, or that the whiskey bottle is 3/4…

Cracked • 4 years ago

4 Terrifying Things About Living With Food Allergies

For the most part, having a medically restricted diet is not all that bad. It's much better than having Fingers Falling Off Syndrome, or some sort of condition that makes all dogs hate you. But there's some things a lot of people don't get. For…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Seemingly Innocent Phrases Guaranteed To Start A Flame War

Understanding all the connotations a word has and picking the one that best suits your purposes is one of the most critical skills you can have when writing or public speaking. Politicians and pundits are masters of this, regularly using language…

Cracked • 4 years ago

8 Celebrities Who Are Great At The Last Thing You'd Expect

Most people are only extraordinarily great at one thing (if that) and celebrities are no different. But there are exceptions, famous people who mastered skills that have nothing to do with what we know them for.

Cracked • 4 years ago

Robin Williams And Why Funny People Kill Themselves

You ever have that funny friend, the class clown type, who one day just stopped being funny around you? Did it make you think they were depressed? Because it's far more likely that, in reality, that was the first time they were comfortable enough…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Own Life (Without Knowing It)

Now, here's the question: When people ask you the same thing now (phrased as, "What are your long-term goals?" or, "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?") will your answer look just as stupid 10 years from now? For most of us ... yeah, it will.…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Pet (Explained By A Vet)

I've worked as a veterinarian tech for seven years, and I've seen people make all kinds of stupid decisions with regard to their furry friends. Let's learn from their mistakes, shall we?

Cracked • 4 years ago

The 18 Most Disastrous Missed Text Messages Possible

We asked our readers to conjure up the worst text messages possible to receive (or not). The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Cracked • 4 years ago

7 Ways To Tell You've Been Tricked Into A Relationship

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Cracked • 4 years ago

6 Awesome Things I'm Not Cool Enough To Own

All my life, there have been certain things I've wanted but never owned. It hasn't been due to expense or illegality (with the exception of that one mail-order sex robot I saw). Instead, I felt that I just wasn't cool enough to use these things.…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Insane Things I Learned As A Foreign Aid Worker

Mark Hipwood spent 15 years providing medical aid to isolated villages in the Pacific Islands. Cracked sat down with him to learn the pains, pitfalls, frustrations, and reams of B.S. that go along with trying to make the world a better place. He…

Cracked • 4 years ago

The 5 Perviest Scientific Studies Ever Published

As we've pointed out before, science has been forced to conduct some pretty depraved experiments in the name of furthering the march of knowledge. Human sexuality is a complicated thing, and in the name of research sometimes you just have to roll up…

Cracked • 4 years ago

4 Signs 'Mad Max 4' Is Probably The Craziest Movie Ever Made

We assume the studio's exact words were, 'We want the audience to crap themselves so hard that they can't even walk when the movie ends.'

Cracked • 4 years ago

6 Tips For Not Being An Asshole To Your Pregnant Friends

There are thousands of guides for the newly pregnant, but most guides for people whose friends have been infested with a growing organism just tell them to run and open the airlock. And are misfiled in the "horror" section. Which is why I've…

Cracked • 4 years ago

The 5 Creepiest Death Rituals From Around The World (Part 2)

Death is the one item on the human fear list that is goddamned guaranteed to one day meet us all. As such, every culture has ample time to worry about it and, of course, make plans on how to deal with it. Knowing that, and given humankind's penchant…

Cracked • 4 years ago

6 Types Of Gender Inequality That We Need To Just Accept

I get the general idea of equality, of course -- I'm not nearly four-fifths as dumb as I sound most times -- but if we're being nitpicky, the fact is there are certain areas of life in which men will inevitably be superior to women, and other areas…

Cracked • 4 years ago

27 Dumb Things Men Suspect About Women

The thing about men getting advice on women is that it's mostly them just asking other men. And men are pretty dumb.

Cracked • 4 years ago

4 Unlicensed Crossovers Hidden In Famous Comics

Ahem. Anyway, that's not always the case. Sometimes, money isn't the only reason for making characters from different companies meet -- because sometimes, the companies don't even know it's happening. Here are four times writers from rival…

Cracked • 4 years ago

5 Old-Timey Movies Way Too Disturbing For Modern Theaters

Yeah, it's funny how we rewrite history to make the present look worse. Because in reality, there's shit from your great-grandfather's day that would instantly get nailed with an NC-17 rating today:

Cracked • 4 years ago